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Entry Word: demand
Function: verb
Text: 1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority <the losing party demanded a recount of the votes cast in the election>
Synonyms call (for), claim, clamor (for), command, enjoin, exact, insist (on), press (for), quest, stipulate (for)
Related Words ask, plead (for), request, want; cry (for), necessitate, need, require, take, warrant; requisition; impose; badger, dun, hound
Near Antonyms give up, relinquish, surrender, yield
2 to have as a requirement <a task that demands one's unremitting attention> -- see NEED 1
3 to set or receive as a price <superstars who demand millions for appearing in a movie> -- see CHARGE 1